gaunt woman

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  • She was a tall gaunt woman who looked a great deal older than her brother. Cited from The Captives, by Hugh Walpole
  • Then the door opened, and a woman's voice called to the gaunt woman to come in. Cited from Esther Waters, by George Moore
  • It was that of the gaunt woman who crossed with him earlier in the night. Cited from Quill's Window, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • He turned round to hear the gaunt woman beside him again talking excitedly. Cited from The Mermaid, by Lily Dougall
  • We were all assembled round him when the door opened, and a tall, gaunt woman entered the room. Cited from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Doyle
  • Eudoxia was a thin gaunt woman of some thirty-five years of age. Cited from A Girl Among the Anarchists, by Isabel Meredith
  • The other figure was that of a tall, gaunt woman, hard featured with reddish brown hair. Cited from Frontier Boys in Frisco, by Wyn Roosevelt
  • Patty looked up to see a tall, gaunt woman smiling at her. Cited from Patty Blossom, by Carolyn Wells
  • With a motherly tenderness the gaunt woman put her arm round her mistress and led her from the room. Cited from Victorian Short Stories of Troubled Marriages, by Various
  • A very tall, gaunt woman stood in the doorway against the inner glow. Cited from Dead Men Tell No Tales, by E. W. Hornung
  • Bingley was a tall, gaunt woman, with little grey ringlets on either side of her face. Cited from Esther Waters, by George Moore
  • She was a tall, gaunt woman, with a sharp nose and eager eyes, yet sparing of speech. Cited from Wilfrid Cumbermede, by George MacDonald
  • Behind them I saw a tall, gaunt woman, wearing a man's helm and carrying a pike. Cited from The Black Wolf's Breed, by Harris Dickson
  • When we had finished dinner, we paid the tall, gaunt woman and leaving the robbers, if robbers they were, still at table, went out into the street. Cited from 1492, by Mary Johnston
  • She was a tall, gaunt woman of Scotch ancestry, but loyal to the land that had given her a second home. Cited from Then Marched the Brave, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • I approached and knocked at the door, which was instantly opened by a tall, gaunt woman with a harsh, forbidding face. Cited from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle #11
  • Ethel knew her slightly, as a gaunt woman who usually toiled up the stairs with a sort of scornful weariness of herself and everything else. Cited from Winding Paths, by Gertrude Page
  • She was a tall, gaunt woman with a kindly glance that Nature had, for a safeguard, hidden under heavy black brows. Cited from Joyce of the North Woods, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • The tall, gaunt woman stood there livid, her eyes staring at Farrell, her hand unsteady as she thrust it towards him. Cited from Missing, by Mrs. Humphry Ward [AKA: Mary Augusta Arnold Ward]
  • "Isn't this little one with a baby's face sweet?" said a tall, gaunt woman, gently, to Susan. Cited from Saturday's Child, by Kathleen Norris
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